Coverage of Direct Service Workforce Continuing Education and Training within Medicaid Policy and Rate Setting: A Toolkit for State Medicaid Agencies

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Author(s)
Erika Robbins, Betsy Dilla, Lori Sedlezky, Annie Johnson Sirek

Description

A resource guide presenting strategies and methods for covering the cost of continuing education and training for the Direct Service Workforce (DSW). These strategies are outlined fully, along with foundational information, including a description of the DSW, key strategies to address workforce challenges, the role of core competencies and credentialing in supporting a high-quality, cost-effective DSW infrastructure, and an overview of Medicaid reimbursement. Appendices containing additional information and resources are also attached.

Details

Date
2013 
Type
Resource Guide 
Publisher
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Collaborators
Lewin Group [Falls Church, VA]
Research and Training Center on Community Living

Topics

  • Direct support workforce
    • Human resources and management
    • Workforce development strategies
    • Training
  • Specific life stage
    • Adults
  • Housing and residential services
    • Medicaid services (residential)